Crime

May 02, 2018 - 7:06 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Justice Department has announced it is adding prosecutors and judges to deal with a backlog of immigration cases along the southwestern U.S.-Mexico border. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday in a statement from Washington, D.C., that 35 new assistant U.S. Attorney jobs...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri House Democrats are demanding that the Republican leadership launch immediate impeachment proceedings against Greitens, accusing Republicans of stalling. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:58 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former campaign aide to Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens testified that he was duped into taking the fall when the governor's campaign was trying to explain how it had gotten a list of top donors to a veterans' charity that Greitens had founded, according to a legislative...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 29, 2018, file photo, Zachary Cruz, brother of Nikolas Cruz who's accused of killing 17 students and staff members at the school Feb. 14, appears in court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Zachary Cruz has been arrested for violating the terms of his probation, and was booked into the Palm Beach County jail, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (Susan Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:52 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The brother of the suspect in the Florida high school shooting is being accused of violating his probation for earlier trespassing at the school where the massacre occurred. Palm Beach County jail records show Zachary Cruz was being held without bond Wednesday pending a...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri House Democrats are demanding that the Republican leadership launch immediate impeachment proceedings against Greitens, accusing Republicans of stalling. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:41 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former campaign aide to Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens testified that he was duped into taking the fall when the governor's campaign was trying to explain how it had gotten a list of top donors to a veterans' charity that Greitens had founded, according to a legislative...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by Ramzi Kassem, an attorney for Mohammed Ahmed Haza al-Darbi, shows al-Darbi from Saudi Arabia holding a photograph of his children, as he sits for a portrait inside the detention center at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Pentagon said Wednesday, May 2, 2018, that Al-Darbi, who was sentenced to 13 years in October 2017 by a military commission, has been sent to his native Saudi Arabia to serve out the remainder of his sentence. (Ramzi Kassem via AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:29 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has been sent back to his native Saudi Arabia to serve out the remainder of a 13-year sentence, making him the first detainee to leave the U.S. base in Cuba since President Donald Trump took office. The Pentagon announced the transfer...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Hart arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" in Los Angeles. A man has been charged with trying to extort money from Kevin Hart by threatening to release video he had secretly shot of the actor and comedian with a woman in Las Vegas. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged 41-year-old Jonathan Jackson on Wednesday May 2, 2018, with attempted extortion and extortion by threatening letter. Jackson is jailed on $100,000 bail. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was charged Wednesday with trying to extort money from Kevin Hart by threatening to release video he secretly shot of the actor and comedian with a woman in Las Vegas. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged 41-year-old Jonathan Jackson with attempted extortion and extortion...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri House Democrats are demanding that the Republican leadership launch immediate impeachment proceedings against Greitens, accusing Republicans of stalling. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 5:42 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former campaign aide to Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens testified that he was duped into taking the fall when the governor's campaign was trying to explain how it had gotten a list of top donors to a veterans' charity that Greitens had founded, according to a legislative...
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FILE – In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, both 23, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. The two black men, arrested for sitting at a Starbucks cafe in Philadelphia without ordering anything, settled with the city of Philadelphia for a symbolic $1 each Wednesday, May 2, 2018, and a promise from city officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
May 02, 2018 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the world's biggest coffee-shop chain Wednesday for an undisclosed sum and an offer of a free college education. Separately, they reached a deal with the city for a symbolic $1...
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This photo made available by the Chatham Emergency Services, GA., shows firefighters putting out a fire caused by a plane crash near the airport in Savannah, Ga., Wednesday, May 2, 2018. An Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed killing five people. (Chuck Kearns/Chatham Emergency Services via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 4:57 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a military cargo plane crash in Georgia (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Denise Barnes was at her desk at a construction firm when she heard a boom so loud it shook the building and windows rattled. An administrative assistant at the firm, Barnes says workers...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016 file photo, 21 Savage performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. Police around the country have responded to hundreds of neighborhood paintball fights since the beginning of April - a trend authorities say started around the time an Atlanta rapper 21 Savage began posting YouTube videos with the message, "Guns Down, Paintballs Up." (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
May 02, 2018 - 4:25 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons. But what started as an attempt to...
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